ERF 645, Caroline (E44/f9542) (Triassic of New Zealand)

Also known as S160/f542

Where: New Zealand (45.8° S, 168.4° E: paleocoordinates 71.3° S, 148.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Kaihikuan

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collected by E.R. Force

Primary reference: E. R. Force and J. D. Campbell. 1974. Some faunas and formations of Kaihikuan Age (Middle Triassic) in the Murihiku Supergroup. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 17:389-402 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134997: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 19.10.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica
""Dielasma" zealandica" = Fletcherina zealandica Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
Mentzeliopsis sp. Trechmann 1917
Mentzeliopsis spinosa Trechmann 1917
 Spiriferinida - Pennospiriferinidae
"Spiriferina fragilis" = Punctospirella fragilis
"Spiriferina fragilis" = Punctospirella fragilis Schlotheim 1814
 Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica
"Rhynchonella zealandica" = Sakawairhynchia zealandica Trechmann 1917
 Ostreida - Halobiidae
Daonella sp. Mojsisovics 1874 oyster
 Protobranchia - Nuculanidae
Nuculana sp. Link 1807 pointed nut clam